Joe Frank Carollo was born in Leland, Mississippi. He played with Joe Frank and the Knight, then as member of trio with Dan Hamilton and Tommy Reynolds. Their album Don’t Pull Your Love made the top five in 1971 and “Fallin’ in Love” hit number one four years later. Hamilton, Joe Frank Carollo, and Tommy Reynolds had previously played in the T-Bones. Their instrumental “No Matter What Shape (Your Stomach’s In),” which began life as an Alka Seltzer jingle, made it to number 3 on Billboard’s music chart.
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